Software Niagara's First Hackathon

12 November 2012

Software Niagara held its first hackathon on the weekend of November 10-11, 2012. We dubbed it the #secrethackathon.

Because it was our first hackathon as an organization, we decided to keep it small and keep the details hidden from the public.

We used git for source control, github + basecamp + skype + irc for collaboration, node.js (and a bunch of node packages) + mongodb + openlayers + bootstrap to build the software.

This was a learning experience for many of us. In my case, I had no experience with server side technologies, but I sure learned a lot. It was a good team building experience. We all did a great job and had a lot of fun. Commit stats reveal that Mike and Nick wrote the majority of code, well done guys!

The hackathon team consisted of

Special thanks to Furi Enterprises Inc. (@thefuri) for hosting the event!

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